A fascinating look into the history of railroading in Kenora and throughout Canada, our museum preserves railway related items and memorabilia. It also provides our visitors an opportunity to learn about railways and its vibrant, exciting history.
Looking for something fun to do in Kenora that all ages can enjoy? Check out the amazing model railroad setup in the lower level of the museum. Featuring multiple running trains and scenes from all over Canada (including Kenora!) this is something you don’t want to miss!
A whole day of fun in Kenora!
Take the whole family to Norman for an unforgettably fun summer day. Start with a tour through our museum and let the kids enjoy chasing the trains around in our model railroad. With the new Rotary Splash Park next door, Dairy Queen, and the beach, your family can enjoy an entire day of fun in Kenora!
Where to find us
The Lake of the Woods Railroaders Museum is located in the Kenora community of Norman. We are visible from Highway 17, at the intersection with Minnesota Street. You’ll find us right next to Dairy Queen and across the road from Red River Co-Op.
We are currently under construction.
Open by appointment only.
Admission cost includes the railroaders museum upstairs and the model railroad (when open) in the lower level, and is cash-only.
Children under 12: FREE
Tax receipts are issued for donations over $20.
Friends of the Railroaders Museum Memberships cost $10. Members, and those accompanying, are admitted to the museum at no charge.
Your support matters!
The Lake of the Woods Railroaders Museum is intended to be an educational, interactive, safe learning experience for both the young and the not-so-young. We are a not-for-profit, registered charity and your admission fees and donations from the public are what allow us to continue operating. If you can make an additional donation when you come to visit us it will make a world of difference to us.